04/06/2019 00:00

04.06.2019, 00:00 o'clock

The Nigerian Embassy announced:

According to a Federal Government directive from Nigeria, all visa applicants are hereby informed that from 6 May 2019 visa applications will no longer be accepted at the Nigerian Embassy.
All Submissions from Applicants must be made through our government-authorized licensed representatives.

Best regards DVKG

Russia: Passport photo is checked in detail
27/05/2019 14:05

The Russian Consulate informs:

the passport photo must meet the following criteria:

The consulate compares the passport photo in the passport with the attached passport photo. In case of existing similarity of passport photos and a passport older than three months, the visa application is rejected. Please enclose an up-to-date passport photo with your documents or upload a selfie in accordance with biometric guidelines on your behalf and use the 'digital passport photo service'.

Your DVKG Team

China: NEW Online visa application
25/04/2019 12:05


as of May 10, 2019, Chinese visa applications will only be accepted in the form of the new online application. The Deutsche Visa und Konsular Gesellschaft will continue to offer you a very simple application process:

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact any visa advisor.

Your DVKG Team

China: Online visa application
10/04/2019 12:05


in future a Chinese visa application will be made through the Chinese Visa Application Service Center portal: The completed visa application will be signed by the traveler and submitted as before with all documents to the Chinese Konsular Provider.

By the beginning of May 2019, there will be a transitional period in which visa applications will be accepted without entry into the China Konsular Provider's portal.

With the German Visa and Consular Society, you can continue to apply for your visa application in the usual way. They use all the advantages of the electronic creation of the visa application, as well as the storage of the visa-relevant information in privacy-protected environment. Take advantage of the many advantages of the German Visa and Consular Society, such as the automatic choice of the correct place of delivery, the visa expiration reminder service and the digital passport photo service.

During the transitional period, we will maintain the current process. We will inform you about the change at an early stage.

Your DVKG team

Russia Frankfurt: Limited Express Service
09/04/2019 12:05


the Russian Consulate informs: in the period from April 26 to May 10, 2019, no express processing will be carried out. With a telex or official invitation is a sameday processing in the days from April 26 to April 30 and 06./07. May possible. Please take this into account when planning your travel.

Your DVKG team